Wednesday 14 November 2018 ,
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  • BNP’s demand for polls deferment unrealistic: Quader
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  • BNP submits another list of 1,002 ‘fictitious cases’ to PMO
  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • No way to defer election date further: CEC
  • Oikyafront to meet EC Wednesday seeking polls deferment
  • Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’
  • New election date aimed at keeping foreign observers at bay: BNP
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760 teachers working with fake certificates

760 teachers working 
with fake certificates
The Directorate of Inspection and Audit (DIA) under the education ministry has identified fake certificates of at least 760 teachers in non-government educational institutions across the country. DIA officials said they have checked the bachelor’s, master’s and diploma certificates as well as those offered by the Non-government Teachers’ Registration and Certification Authority (NTRCA). Of the 760 teachers, 511 obtained fake certicates from the NTRCA, 193 managed diploma certificates on computer and 56 have fake Bachelor of Education (BEd) certificates, the DIA officials added. DIA sources said they have identified these fake certificates following a continuous investigation from 2013 to June 2018. They also said many other…

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Cop vigil, fines fail to curb violation of traffic rules
Traffic police have taken a hardline approach to checking papers of vehicles and booking errant drivers, but they have failed to curb other nuisances—motorcyclists encroaching on footpaths, buses picking and dropping passengers on middle of roads and jaywalking by pedestrians. This correspondent…

Heat, traffic snarls make life difficult in capital

Heat, traffic snarls make life difficult in capital

It was another day of heat and humidity and traffic congestion, all of which added to the miseries of Dhaka’s residents yesterday (Sunday). However, light rains might soothe the capital today (Monday) and Tuesday, said sources in the Met Office. The mercury dipped to 33.8 degrees Celsius as the…
Country needs to address road safety issues seriously, says expert

Country needs to address road safety issues seriously, says expert

Bangladesh needs to address road safety issues seriously and take this as an opportunity to show the world considering the issue is already there in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says an international expert, reports UNB. “Bangladesh is doing very well economically. You have a very, very…
Road safety 
seems illusive

Road safety seems illusive

It is worrying to note that separate road crashes killed at least 12 people in Gaibandha, Munshiganj, Khagrachhari, Manikganj, Sunamganj, Brahmanbaria and Panchagarh districts on Thursday and Friday last. It seems traffic movement in the country, particularly in the metropolis, is back to square one…
Breast milk, the best nutrient for an infant

Breast milk, the best nutrient for an infant

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated annually from 1st August to 7th August in almost all the countries. WBW aims to highlight the huge benefits that breastfeeding can bring to the health and welfare of babies, as well as a wider push for maternal health. The theme to the 2018 WBW campaign “Breastfeeding-Foundation…
Affordable spectrum prices must, says GSMA

Affordable spectrum prices must, says GSMA

Digital Bangladesh will be difficult to achieve without an affordable and predictable access to sufficient radio spectrum, says a new GSMA report.  “By embracing spectrum policy that focuses on these two aspects, Bangladesh has the opportunity to facilitate a more rapid adoption of next-generation…
Side with Trump, not Europe

Side with Trump, not Europe

The United States ambassador to the UK has called on Britain to side with President Donald Trump on Iran or risk "serious trade consequences" for UK businesses, reports CNN. In a pointed intervention into an issue that has strained ties between the two allies, Woody Johnson said the UK should…
Largest ever portrait of Bangabandhu to be drawn

Largest ever portrait of Bangabandhu to be drawn

Paying tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and make his great personality visible to the generation, Bangladesh Chorushilpi Sangsad has taken an initiative to draw the largest ever portrait of Bangabandhu. With the height of 43 feet, which is equivalent to a four-storey…
BCB has no plan to include Ashraful
in nat’l team immediately: Minhaj

BCB has no plan to include Ashraful in nat’l team immediately: Minhaj

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has no immediate thinking about Mohammad Ashraful’s probable inclusion in the national team after the conclusion of his international suspension. BCB selection panel chairman Minhajul Abedin Nannu came up with the comment just few hours after Ashraful told local…
Call to boost commercial sheep farming

Call to boost commercial sheep farming

RAJSHAHI: Academics and experts have urged the rural people to boost commercial sheep farming to meet the nutritional demand besides providing valuable wool for expediting the huge opportunity of developing wool-based textile, reports BSS. Wide-ranging promotion of commercial sheep farming can be effective…
Poor navigability may hit ferry services during Eid

Poor navigability may hit ferry services during Eid

Poor navigability in river Padma is likely to disrupt ferry services on the Shimulia-Kathalbari route during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays, affecting homebound passengers from 21 southern districts. If the services remain suspended, the holidaymakers will have to use the alternative ferry route of Paturia-Dawlatdia,…
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